LH-50 : Bodie Island Light – Light House Beacon Simulator


Introducing the LH-50 Bodie Island, a lighthouse beacon simulator designed to capture the charm and reliability of historic lighthouses. This model recreates the warm white glow and distinctive light pattern of the famous Bodie Island Lighthouse in North Carolina.

Authentic Lighthouse Experience

The LH-50 Bodie Island model is crafted with attention to detail, replicating the authentic flash pattern of the real lighthouse. The Bodie Island Lighthouse uses a first-order Fresnel lens that emits a unique light sequence visible over 20 miles out to sea, guiding sailors along the coast.

Realistic Flash Pattern

The LH-50 follows the Bodie Island Lighthouse’s light sequence:

  • 2.5 Seconds of Light: The beacon shines brightly, illuminating your model.
  • 2.5 Seconds of Darkness: The light goes off, creating a realistic interval.
  • Extended Darkness: After the light cycle, the beacon stays off for 22.5 seconds.

This pattern repeats, providing an authentic and engaging effect for your lighthouse models.

Easy to Use and Install

The LH-50 Bodie Island is easy to integrate into your model setup, bringing a touch of history and realism to your collection. Its thoughtful design captures the essence of the Bodie Island Lighthouse, making your models stand out.

Bring Your Models to Life

Add the LH-50 Bodie Island to your collection and enjoy the authentic, charming, and nostalgic appeal of this iconic lighthouse. Let its realistic light pattern and warm glow enhance your model scenes, creating a captivating and lifelike experience.

What’s Included With The LH-50

  • Your choice of LED – 5mm, 3mm, or 805 mini in Warm White.
  • Hookup guide with clear instructions
  • Plastic holder for easy mounting

Important Note: A power supply is not included with the LH-50. It requires DC power between 6-12 volts to operate and draws a maximum of 25mA when running. The screw terminals make it easy to connect to a power source.

Choosing the Right LED Size For Your Model Train Layout

When selecting the LED size for your LH-50, here are some recommendations to help you choose the best option:

  • 5mm and 3mm LEDs: These are great for lighting up larger areas, like the inside of buildings or the backside of a structure. They provide a good amount of light to make these spaces come alive.
  • 805 Mini LED: Thanks to its small size, this LED is perfect for simulating a person welding. It creates a realistic effect without taking up much space, making it ideal for integration into detailed scenes.

Video Example of The LH-50 in Action

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LH-50 : Bodie Island Light – Lighthouse Beacon Simulator


LH-50 Main Board, Mounting Holder, 5mm LED

LED Size Comparisons – Mini 805, 3mm, 5mm LEDs

LH-50 in Holder Ready for Mounting Under Layout


  • LED-Based Lighting: Ensures many years of reliable service.
  • Soft Turn On and Off: Simulates the warm glow of an incandescent light.
  • DC Input Reverse Protection: Protects the device from damage if power is connected incorrectly.
  • Power Indicator: Shows when the device is receiving power.
  • Screw Terminal Hookups: Makes power connection easy.
  • LED connector with 2mm plug for easy LED Install on Layout.
  • Your choice of LED – 5mm, 3mm, or 805 mini in Warm White.
  • Plastic Holder: Included for easy mounting.


The LH-50 requires DC power between 6 – 12 volts to operate. Draws max of 25ma when operating. Please note – power supply is not provided with LH-50.

{Includes – In The Box}

  • Your choice of 5mm, 3mm, or 805 mini in Warm White.
  • Hookup Guide – Instructions.
  • Plastic Holder for easy mounting.


  • LH-50 Circuit Board Size : 75mm x 20mm
  • LH-50 Mounting Holder Size : 80mm x 48mm
  • Height when in holder : 25mm
  • 3mm and 5mm LED Wire Length : 8 inches
  • Mini 804 LED Wire Length : 19 Inches
  • LED Connector Plug Size 2mm.

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